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Oct 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
on that site. >>> for the first time congress is getting the chance to grill a member of the obama administration about the troubled health care web site. here is danielle nottingham reporting for wjz. >> reporter: maryland heads medicare and medicaid services, the agency in charge of the troubled health web site. lawmakers were quick to offer opinions of her performance. >> you and your staff made repeated claims to the american public and congress that everything would be ready on time, everybody was a go. none of that proved to be true. >> reporter: she is a former nurse and hospital administrator said the site will be fixed. >> when the site went live few customers could create an account. now over 90% can. >> reporter: lawmakers want to know why it was broken in the first place. >> can he -- we can't solve a problem until we realize the full extent of the problem. >> reporter: many republicans and democrats are pushing president obama to delay parts of the plan. the president is taking heat for this promise. >> if you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep
Nov 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
few degrees obama or feels like it. take a look outside now a mix of clouds and sun but more clouds at the moment. wjz's live with first warning weather coverage. marty bass in the outback minus yesterday's scarf. and meteorologist chelsea ingram in the weather center. >> we'll see more cloud cover than we did yesterday throughout the day today. temperatures though will be on the mild side. right now 55 at the airport. we had a chilly start with temperatures bottoming out in the low and mid-30s. now they are on up. we are warmer than where we were this time yesterday. look at the 24-hour temperature change. anywhere from four degrees in cumberland to 12 degrees warmer in elkton. and in the metro. as i mentioned we've got a lot of cloud cover out there. don showed you the live picture. we'll see more throughout the day. also a few peaks of sunshine. the cloud cover is not going to prevent us from reaching up to the mid-30s before it's all said and -- mid-50s before it's all said and done. marty bass? >> 80 plus degrees. the speedo is on, in the 40s. in the 40s -- 80 plus degrees. the
Oct 28, 2013 12:00pm EDT
national security agency is denying that president obama was told in 2010 of spying on germ man chancellor. the republican chairman of the house intelligence committee calls the report 100% wrong and said the leaked information is being misinterpreted. all the spying comes from documents taken from edward snowden. >>> the healthcare reform website takes another hit this weekend. the glitch sunday is linked to a data services hub that went down. the network failure impacted other government websites as well. the white house is blaming an outside contractor for the glitch, held secretary was expected to testify this week about the problems plaguing the online healthcare site. >> the federal government is granting $19 million in aide to maryland communities hit hard by superstorm sandy. one year ago tomorrow, the storm originally a hurricane, slammed into the east coast. property damage here was mainly centered on the lower eastern shore. the money can be used for damaged housing and infrastructure as well as economic developments. >>> and what a difference a year can make. we have
Nov 1, 2013 12:00pm EDT
day to meet the goal of 7 million insured americans by march 1st. the obama administration has acknowledged the problem and pledge today have the problems fixed by the end of the month. the white house says that it expected enrollment to start slowly then pick up significantly as the march 31st deadline approaches. >> small business owner phil signed up and is saving $700 a month but he said it took him days to make it happen. >> i don't know of anyone else who has gotten through. >> the other big issue is that insurance companies are telling up to 3 million americans they will lose their current policies because they do not meet new government standards. >> in many cases the inability of an individual to not keep their coverage is because their insurance company has decided to phase out their plan. >> the white house says most of the canceled policies did not provide adequate coverage. in washington, danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> the white house says it will release official enrollment figures later this month. >>> germany is trying to organize a meeting between
Oct 30, 2013 12:00pm EDT
insurance even though president obama said if you like your insurance you can keep it. >> he's been on the same page from the very start yet the regulations changed months after the bill was enacted. >> if someone is buying a brand new policy in the individual market today or last week they will have consumer protections for the first time. >> some people like to drink outs of a red solo cup and a crystal stem. you're taking away their choice. >> many republicans are calling for sabilas to step down. so far the secretary has showed no signs she's leaving. in washington, danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> the president is in boston today expected to defend his healthcare law that went into effect there. >>> an early morning house fire in northwest baltimore leaves a man dead. the fire broke out just after 5:00 this morning in the 3800 block of hilton road. the victim was found on the second floor. he later died at the hospital. the cause of that fire is still under investigation. >>> two lanes of i-95 are shut down this noon in joppa for a fatal accident there. police are on t
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